Dr. Susan Byers

Dr. Susan Byers

Executive Director

Atlanta-based Psychologist Dr. Susan Byers brings over 20 years of experience to her practice, offering her clients a holistic and integrative approach as they navigate life's transitions.

Specializing in working with children, adolescents,  families and members of the LGBTQA community. Dr. Byers works alongside each client based on the individual’s needs, helping them to find greater clarity of purpose, more meaningful relationships, increased confidence and personal satisfaction.

Dr. Byers is an experienced educator, speaker, community advocate and clinical supervisor.  Dr. Byers has extensive experience working with at risk and marginalized communities, trauma, and the unique challenges LGBTQA people face as they navigate the world.

Raised at the base of the Appalachian Mountains, Dr. Byers moved to Atlanta to attend college where she continues to live with her wife of 25 years and their two children.


PhD Capella University Human Services/Counseling Psychology (2006)

Master’s in Human Services/Counseling Psychology (2001)

BS Psychology in Georgia State (1997)


Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Approved Clinical Supervisor

Licensed in Georgia, New Mexico and North Carolina

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